Fresher Driver NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:         Driver
Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Logistician
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council
(DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all
aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world.
The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs)
against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced
migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works
in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for
the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary:  The Driver should be highly trained with a valid
driving license and understanding of the mechanics of a vehicle. The person in
the position shall have a correct attitude in the traffic, sensible conduct of
driving in different terrains and respect for the authorities and traffic laws
in general. The two main objectives for the driver are 1) the safety of the
passengers and 2) the flawless condition of the vehicle at all times.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drive
    the assigned vehicle in a correct and sensible manner in adherence to this
    job description, weather and road conditions at all times.
  • Adhere
    to the maximum speed limits for DRC/DDG vehicles – 50km/h on a dirt road,
    80km/h on a tarmac. When the road conditions are poor, drive as slowly as
    necessary to facilitate safe passage to the passengers and ensure no
    damage to the vehicle.
  • Maintain
    the vehicle and the vehicle equipment in perfect shape and report any
    issues with regards to repairs, need for re-supply or damages, to the
  • Provide
    overall maintenance services to the assigned vehicle or any other DRC
    vehicle in coordination with the car owner. This includes minor repairs of
    vehicles and vehicle equipment.
  • Maintain
    and update all transport records including vehicle logbooks, maintenance
    and service records in coordination with the car owner and the
  • Report
    the need to top up fuel card when balance is half tank.
  • Perform
    any other vehicle logistics related task instructed by the Logistician or
    Project Manager.
  • Where
    appropriate, maintain the vehicle communications (HF, VHF) in accordance
    with the call signs, terminology and radio discipline provided by DRC.
    Report any non-functioning communications equipment to Logistician.
  • Up
    hold DRC’s International Code of Conduct.
  • Offer
    support in carrying out small logistics and administrative tasks as
    instructed by the Logistician.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Driver job placement should have relevant
qualifications and experience
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications including;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you
    explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the
    qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3
    pages). The CV should include information about your qualification,
    relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3
    relevant references.
All applications should be sent
to clearly indicating position name in the subject
Deadline: 25th February 2018
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